OMRF and Stanford have received a four-year grant to use zebrafish to study how small genetic variations can lead to several human diseases.
OMRF scientists have redefined how the gut microbiome operates and how our bodies coexist with some of the 100 trillion bacteria that make it up.
Registration for the event is $25. Deadline to register is Oct. 28.
Scientists have long known lupus has a strong genetic component, but there also must be environmental triggers to activate the disease.
The new Genes and Human Disease Research Program will broaden OMRF’s investigation into genetic mechanisms in various diseases.
RSV is the leading cause of viral bronchiolitis and pneumonia worldwide, infecting more than 50 percent of children in their first year of life and nearly 100 percent by age 2.